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Joseph Ralph Overman

January 12, 1937 September 27, 2018
Joseph Ralph Overman
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Obituary for Joseph Ralph Overman

Joseph Ralph Overman, 81, passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

Ralph was born in Wayne County, NC on January 12, 1937 to the late Edgar Overman and Carrie Edwards Overman. A lifelong farmer and trusted friend and neighbor, he worked from sun up to sun down for almost 60 years, demonstrating a strong work ethic. Ralph was a retired volunteer fireman having served with the New Hope Volunteer Fire Department for 37 years. He was a faithful and dedicated member of United In Christ Church.

The family will receive friends Monday, October 1, 2018 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to celebrate Ralph’s life in the chapel at 11:00 AM with Rev. Ira Williford officiating. Interment will follow in the Hill Cemetery on Parkstown Road.

Ralph is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sheila Woodcock Overman; daughters, Sharon O. Scott and Pamela O. Kneeshaw and husband Stacy Hale; grandchildren, Pamela Jane Scott, Alan Scott, Samantha Kneeshaw and Heather Kneeshaw and great-grandson, Brantley Farmer. He is also survived by his sisters, Rachel Gray and husband Ronnie and Joyce Weathington and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Ralph is preceded in death by his son-in-law, Jack Scott and brother, Phil Overman.

The family will be gathering at the home of Pamela Kneeshaw.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to United In Christ Church, 1314 Patetown Church Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Monday

1

Oct

10:00 AM 10/1/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/1/2018 11:00:00 AM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

1

Oct

11:00 AM 10/1/2018 11:00:00 AM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

United In Christ Church

1314 Patetown Road
Goldsboro, NC 27530
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